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Full Paper Title Name University Organized Hack A website of an organization named as ‘Square Enix’ was expansively penetrated by a group of expert hackers on May 13 2011. The fundamental objective of ‘Square Enix’ is to hire skillful software developers, testers and creative thinkers to work on different projects related to game development…
We immediately took the sites offline to assess how this had happened and what had been accessed, then took further measures to increase the security of these and all of our websites, before allowing the sites to go live again" News | SQUARE ENIX MEMBERS (n.d.) However, servers that were preserving archives correlated to e-commerce transactions and credit cards were not interconnected to the website. Moreover, candidates have uploaded their resumes to ‘Square Enix’ for job considerations were also pilfered. Hackers can now trade and sell information present in the resumes, as educational background, home address and contact numbers, interest, hobbies, references etc. are exposed. Conversely, organization denied the fact that only one email address was leaked during the hack. Moreover, organization also stated that the website was equipped with latest and most updated web security architecture. An employee from an organization justified this fact as “We take the security of our websites extremely seriously and employ strict measures, which we test regularly, to guard against this sort of incident” Square Enix admits to Deus Ex website hacks. (n.d.). ...
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